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Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
Soul DivasSignature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23 Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Gloria! A Baroque Italian ChristmasSaint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18 Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.
A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Washington Performing Arts: Damien SneedSixth & I
Sat. Dec 7 Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
NPO: Voices of Light, Silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc to Richard Einhorn's ScoreStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
Washington Performing Arts: Taipei Symphony OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Nov 15
A Christmas CarolMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29
WNO: OtelloThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Nov 16
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 12 – 23
Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra with Leon FleisherStrathmore
Tue. Nov 12
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020